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Monday, February 22, 2016

Taking Control Of A Security Alarm System From Far Away

It was coming up to 9am Saturday morning in London. In California, nearly 1am.

I was sitting in front of some family-friendly sitcom with my Macbook open. On one tab was a login page for a security alarm carrying the logo for family-owned Martinez, CA provider Bay Alarm. Beyond that login page was the control panel for the security system for East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC), which works with kids from ages six to young adults aged up to 24. Based just over 5,000 miles away from my present location, it’s the kind of altruistic organization no one wants to see attacked.

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2016/02/17/hacking-smart-security-alarms

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